Artsana Group, founded in 1946 by Cavaliere del Lavoro Pietro Catelli, is headquartered in Grandate, in the province of Como (Italy). It is a leader in the baby care sector with brands such as Chicco, Neo Baby, Boppy, Fiocchi di Riso, Fisiolact and Recaro, for the health care sector with Control and Goovi. Since 2017, Artsana also owns 100% of Prenatal Retail Group, which is active in the baby and children’s products sector through the brands Prénatal, Toys Center, Bimbo Store and, in France and Switzerland, King Jouet.
The Group markets its brands in over 150 countries through about 400 Chicco stores, as well as numerous local distributors, and through the Prenatal Retail Group network which, with its four controlled brands, has a total of around 700 stores.
Artsana Group has more than 8,200 employees at its 23 subsidiaries worldwide and at its 4 production units in Europe, two of which are in Italy – Verola Nuova (BS) and Gessate (MI).
Consolidated annual turnover in 2018 exceeded 1,500 million euros
Since June 2016, Artsana Group, run by Claudio De Conto as CEO and chaired by Michele Catelli, is owned 40% by the Catelli family and 60% by Investindustrial, a leading European investment firm with capital of over €6.8 billion deriving from investments in its funds.